We are using all pinks accessories for the bedrooms, lounge rooms and other dry areas in the house.
I have printed the instructions onto A5 sheets, laminated them and placed them on a ring and into the relevant cleaning box.
WEEKLY BEDROOM CHECKLIST
□ Gather supplies in their pink plastic tub:
· cleaning / dusting cloths (pink)
· one sheet of newspaper
· a natural spray cleaner for mirrors, sills, walls and trims
· vacuum Cleaner
□ Pick up everything up off of the floor and put it away
□ Hang or put in drawers any clean clothes lying about
□ Empty dirty clothes hamper into the laundry hampers
□ Knock down any cobwebs around the ceiling
□ Change sheets, place dirty ones in the laundry, and then remake bed with clean sheets from the linen cupboard
To clean each piece of furniture, firstly you must remove every item from it, spray it with a cleaner if required and wipe with a cleaning cloth or simply dust the item with a fluffy cloth. Remember to dust or wipe the items before replacing them back onto the piece of furniture.
□ Clean bedside table
□ Clean bookshelf, always starting from the top shelf and then making your way down
□ Clean any sets of drawers
□ Clean your dresser
□ Spray dresser mirror
□ Wipe mirror clean with newspaper
□ Organize and tidy wardrobe
With a new cleaning cloth
□ Lightly spray and wipe the window sill
□ Clean any marks on the walls or doors
□ Spray and wipe around the skirting boards
□ Wipe around any light switches and electrical sockets with the damp cloth. DO NOT SPRAY AROUND ELECTRICALS!
□ Empty your bin
□ Put away supplies; dirty cloths into the laundry tub and the pink plastic tub with supplies into the laundry cupboard. Vacuum goes back in the laundry closet.
Start by doing what’s necessary, then what’s possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible. Saint Francis of Assisi
MONTHLY BEDROOM CHECKLIST
□ Flip your mattress (with help from someone) after you remove your sheeting and before you remake it
□ Change any duvets covers, quilts, blankets, etc that may require washing
□ Spray window cleaner onto windows
□ Wipe clean with newspaper or paper toweling
□ Wipe light shades – Dad may be required to do the main light overhead.
□ Let Mum or Dad know of anything that may not be working or is broken, so they can have it replaced or repaired.
The girls are actually quite enjoying grabbing the relevant cleaning tub and checking off the list as they clean their room.
If you'd care for a copy of any of the instructions emailed to you just leave your email address in the comments and I will email them to you. You can modify them to your own individual room requirements.